suspected taliban hitmen are in custody tonight accused of trying to kill a 14-year-old girl in pakistan. malala yousafzai was shot on tuesday as she rode a school bus. she was shot for speaking up for the education of girls. nbc's amna has the latest on her condition. >> reporter: an update today in the recovery of malala yousafzai one day after the young woman was transferred to a pediatric critical care unit in a military hospital outside the capital city. a military spokesman said today her condition is, quote, satisfactory. she does remain on a ventilator and is still unconscious, but her heart rate and blood pressure are normal. >> we are doing our best. i can assure you all the resources are being employed for her best treatment. and similarly for the best security for the family. >> reporter: meanwhile, across pakistan, people continue to show their support for malala by taking part in a national day of prayer, including special services and a moment of silence in her honor. >> we pledge that we will not allow the future of our children to be endangered by the militant mind-set.